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Join Future Anything and high school entrepreneurs from across Australia as we bend the future, one youth-led idea at a time in our National Semi Finals 2022.

Future Anything transforms young people’s passion and curiosity into innovative ideas that make their world a better place.

During 2022, nearly 50 schools have put their students in the driving seat of entrepreneurship, challenging them to create for-purpose business ideas that make their world a better place through our Activate school entrepreneurship program.

Join us on Monday 24 October and Thursday 27 October from 9am AEST as 40 teams of student entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas live online to our expert judges in eight live National Semi Finals.

They’ll showcase their epic for-purpose business ideas and be in with a chance of progressing to the National Grand Final, where they can win funding and support to launch their ideas into the real world.

We’ll be streaming live each day from 9am AEST – register below to watch the whole thing or drop in at the right moment to support a team of your choice.

Read on to check out the event details, and to meet our awesome teams and epic judges!

Monday 24 October

Semi Final 1 (9am – 10am AEST)

Featuring Corinda SHS, Loreto Kirribilli, Catherine McAuley Westmead, Emerald SHS & Ferny Grove SHS – view teams here.

Semi Final 2 (10.30am – 11.30am AEST)

Featuring Ferny Grove SHS, Bribie Island SHS, Emerald SHS, Loreto Kirribilli & MacGregor SHS – view teams here.

Semi Final 3 (12 noon – 1pm AEST)

Featuring Bishop Druitt College, Cathwest Innovation College, Ferny Grove SHS, Forest Lake SHS & Yarrabilba SSC – view teams here.

Semi Final 4 (1.30pm – 2.30pm AEST)

Featuring Loreto Kirribillli, Forest Lake SHS, Mercy College Mackay,  Brisbane South SSC & St Margaret Mary’s College – view teams here.

Thursday 27 October

Semi Final 5 (9am – 10am AEST)

Featuring Wavell SHS, Kildare College, Springfield Central SHS, St Luke’s Catholic College & St Peter’s College – view teams here.

Semi Final 6 (10.30am – 11.30am AEST)

Featuring Cardijn College, Foxwell SSC, Kildare College, Marymount College & St Luke’s Catholic College  – view teams here.

Semi Final 7 (12 noon – 1pm AEST)

Featuring Cardijn College, Kildare College, Marsden SHS, Redbank Plains SHS & Redcliffe SHS  – view teams here.

Semi Final 8 (1.30pm – 2.30pm AEST)

Featuring Pioneer SHS, Fairholme College, Kenmore SHS, St Andrew’s Anglican College & Marymount College – view teams here.

Meet the teams

Click here to read about the 40 teams of of  high school entrepreneurs from across Australia who are pitching in the 2022 Future Anything National Semi Finals.

From QLD, there are teams competing from Bribie Island SHS, Brisbane South SSC, Corinda SHS, Emerald SHS, Fairholme College, Ferny Grove SHS, Forest Lake SHS, Foxwell SSC, Kenmore SHS, MacGregor SHS, Marsden SHS, Marymount College, Mercy College Mackay, Pioneer SHS, Redbank Plains SHS, Redcliffe SHS, Springfield Central SHS, St Andrew’s Anglican College, St Margaret Mary’s College, Wavell SHS & Yarrabilba SSC.

From NSW, there are teams competing from Bishop Druitt College, Catherine McAuley Westmead, Cathwest Innovation College, Loreto Kirribilli & St Lukes Catholic College.

From SA, there are teams competing from Cardijn College, Kildare College & St Peter’s College.

Read about the teams here.

Meet the judges

Noah Pronk


Sticky Pronk

Marisa Stastny

Global Cloud Services


Jim Cassidy


Little Fish to Big Fish

Lucy Thomas OAM


Project Rockit

Murray Hurps

Director of Entrepreneurship


Paulette Oldfield

Program Leader

City of Logan

Adele Laughton


Future Farmers Network

Murray Galbraith

Founder/Creative Director

Syntropic Studio

Deb Allan


Regional Development Manufacturing & Water

Makayla Finch


The I AM Project

Summer Howarth


The Eventful Learning. Co

Leanne Butterworth


Empathy First

Nilan Mihindukulasooriya

Managing Director

Firehouse Technology Pvt Ltd

Chloe Alley


By Chloe

Elijah Buol OAM

QLD State Manager

Australian Red Cross

Aaron Birkby


Tribe Global Ventures

Poppy Rouse

Strategy & Innovation Consultant

Powered by Purpose

Kai Lovel

Product Operations

Alex Afflick



Leanne Williams

Campus Coordinator


Tim Walmsley



Tom Allen


Impact Boom

Sheetal Deo


Shakti Legal Solutions

Joel Hillier


Solesearcher Adventures

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